Topics :: anti-gay media depictions

Media Taken in By Dutch "Gay-Only" Village Hoax

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Jun 20, 2014
Dutch and foreign media were taken in by an elaborate hoax regarding the construction of a "gay-only" village outside of Tilburg.

Is This Universal Studios’ Show Homophobic?

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Oct 21, 2013
Universal Studios Hollywood has come under fire for a live action show in which Superman is depicted as a campy gay man.

Radio Host Says Government-Engineered Juice Boxes are Making People Gay

By Sergio N. Candido | Friday Jan 25, 2013
The orange juice you drink in the morning is probably the reason why you’re gay, says radio host and Second Amendment champion Alex Jones.

The Battle of the Boycott

By Tim Curran | Tuesday Jan 15, 2013
Do they work? Are they still relevant?

StraightTalk On Athletes, the Media & Bullying

By David Perry | Friday Oct 19, 2012
Discussing the inroads made in politics, media, athletics, and the corporate arena, luminaries from across the LGBTQ experience met under one roof in New York City for the third annual StraightTalk Conference on October 12-14.

Mike Wallace’s Death Brings Back a Notorious CBS Anti-Gay Documentary

By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Apr 12, 2012
Although many are celebrating Mike Wallace’s career after he died at 93 last weekend, some gay activists are rehashing an anti-gay documentary that aired on CBS in the late 60s entitled "The Homosexuals."

Lesson Not Learned? Another Comic Makes Anti-Gay Cracks

By Kilian Melloy | Wednesday Aug 17, 2011
It may be hard to credit after the flap comic Tracy Morgan’s anti-gay riffs caused earlier this summer, but another comedian has crossed a line and sparked outrage over anti-gay jokes.

Tracy Morgan Apologizes for Crude Gay Jibes

By Kilian Melloy | Friday Jun 10, 2011
Comic Tracy Morgan apologized for remarks that he made at a Nashville, Tennessee, venue in which he allegedly claimed that homosexuality is a choice and said that he would stab his own son to death if he came out as gay.

Spanish-Language Talk Show Slammed for Homophobic Content

By Kilian Melloy | Tuesday Jun 7, 2011
A talk show that has been described as "a Spanish-language version of Jerry Springer" has sparked a push for channels and advertisers to drop the program, and the pressure seems to be working.

Uganda court rules media cannot ’out’ gay Ugandans

By Godfrey Olukya | Tuesday Jan 4, 2011
Uganda’s High Court has ruled that the media should not publish the names and photos of gay Ugandans following a vitriolic campaign in the east African country which urged citizens to hang those featured.